Chandler Multicultural Festival
Each January, Chandler sponsors the Multicultural Festival, in association with the Celebration of Unity, to highlight the cultural diversity of our community through music, dance, art, storytelling and more.
Date: Saturday, January 17, 2015
Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Downtown Library Plaza
(125 E. Commonwealth Ave)
The Chandler Multicultural Festival is presented by the City's Diversity Office with the support of the Friends of the Chandler Public Library.
11 a.m. Event Begins
11 a.m. USA Naturalization Ceremony
12:10 p.m. Mayor's Welcome
12:20 p.m. Chandler Community Celebration Choir
12:30 p.m. Ken and Guitarras Latinas
1:20 p.m. Injury Reserve
2:00 p.m. AXE Folclorico
2:30 p.m. The Greek Dance Group
3:00 p.m. Silhouette Band
4:00 p.m. Event Concludes
Are you interested in volunteering? We have a great opportunity for anyone who needs community service hours or just want to help out a great event. Do you want to assist with the entertainment or help out with the activity booths? We are actively seeking volunteers to assist with this great community event.
Click the button to sign up!
The Multicultural Festival is seeking vendors to participate in this year's event. Interested vendors must submit an application either online or by mail to the City of Chandler.
**WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING VENDOR APPLICATIONS FOR THIS YEAR"S EVENT - ALL SPACE HAS BEEN ALLOCATED.**
(updated December 2, 2014)
- The 2014 Vendor Priority application deadline is Friday, October 17, 2014.
- The general vendor application deadline is Friday, December 12, 2014 or when all space has been reserved.
- If you are a new organization applying to participate in the event, your application will be accepted on a first come first serve basis once the priority deadline has expired. You are encouraged to submit an application prior to the 2014 vendor priority deadline and applications will be held in the order they are received.
Submit an application for the 2015 Multicultural Festival here:
1. Read the Vendor Information Sheet (pdf)
2. Submit Application - (pdf) or Online Vendor Application
For questions or additional information on becoming a vendor, please call 480-782-2669.
In 1995, the Friends of the Chandler Public Library established the Chandler Multicultural Festival to bring the community together for a fun-filled day of art, music, and dance while also learning a little more about the rich cultural diversity that exists in our community. The festival has grown into a signature event for the City and offers a quality arts experience in the comfortable setting of the downtown Chandler Public Library!
The Multicultural Festival is a part of the Celebration of Unity annual events held each January to honor our community's heritage and diversity, along with the spirit and ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the civil rights movement.
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